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VW expanding in Chattanooga, hiring workers ahead of SUV production

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , UAW/Unions , Volkswagen Work is officially underway at VW’s Chattanooga, TN factory, as over 500,000 square feet of factory space is added to accommodate a new CUV and 2,000 more workers. Continue reading VW expanding in Chattanooga, hiring workers ahead of SUV production VW expanding in Chattanooga, hiring workers ahead of SUV production originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:58:00 EST.

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German judge ‘inclined to dismiss’ hedge fund lawsuit against Porsche

Filed under: Government/Legal , Porsche , Volkswagen , Germany Investors are appealing a German court’s ruling last year over a lawsuit regarding Porsche’s attempted takeover of Volkswagen. It could cost the company $1.4 billion, but a German judge thinks the case is likely to be dismissed again. Continue reading German judge ‘inclined to dismiss’ hedge fund lawsuit against Porsche German judge ‘inclined to dismiss’ hedge fund lawsuit against Porsche originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:00:00 EST.

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VW could look outside its own ranks for next CEO

Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , BMW , Mercedes-Benz , Volkswagen Who replaces Martin Winterkorn at Volkswagen? Well, Winterkorn seems to think whoever takes his place won’t be hired from within the VW Group. Continue reading VW could look outside its own ranks for next CEO VW could look outside its own ranks for next CEO originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:32:00 EST

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Volkswagen bringing new Touran minivan to Geneva

Filed under: 2015 Geneva Motor Show , Volkswagen , Europe , Minivan/Van VW’s new Touran minivan for the European market is bigger yet lighter than the model it will replace at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Continue reading Volkswagen bringing new Touran minivan to Geneva Volkswagen bringing new Touran minivan to Geneva originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds

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Lexus tops JD Power Vehicle Dependability Study again, Buick bests Toyota

Filed under: Ownership , Buick , Fiat , Ford , GM , Hyundai , Jeep , Land Rover , Lexus , MINI , Mitsubishi , RAM , Scion , Subaru , Toyota , Volkswagen , Auto Repair JD Power’s latest Vehicle Dependability Study had it all, surprising us with Buick’s second place position while reaffirming Lexus’ dominant reliability. Continue reading Lexus tops JD Power Vehicle Dependability Study again, Buick bests Toyota Lexus tops JD Power Vehicle Dependability Study again, Buick bests Toyota originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:31:00 EST.

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Translogic 171: EV West Karmann Ghia Electric Conversion

Filed under: Green , Translogic , Videos , Volkswagen , Electric Translogic checks out EV West, one of the world leaders in electric vehicle conversions. Host Jonathon Buckley interviews co-founder Michael Bream and test drives a converted 1969 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia.

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Volkswagen sketches Geneva-bound concept

Filed under: Design/Style , Green , 2015 Geneva Motor Show , Volkswagen , Sedan , Concept Cars , Hybrid Volkswagen has released a pair of sketches that give us our first official glimpse at the company’s new concept car, set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week. Continue reading Volkswagen sketches Geneva-bound concept Volkswagen sketches Geneva-bound concept originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:00:00 EST.

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Workers at Mississippi auto supplier protesting low wages

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , UAW/Unions , Mercedes-Benz , Nissan , Volkswagen Workers at an automotive seat factory in Mississippi are protesting what they say are low wages and poor working conditions as they attempt to unionize in what could become a new front for the United Auto Workers in the state.

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Final Volkswagen Eos to leave the plant in May

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , Volkswagen , Europe , Convertible Volkswagen plans to end Eos production completely at its plant in Portugal in May. European customers have until late March to make any final orders for the hardtop convertible. Continue reading Final Volkswagen Eos to leave the plant in May Final Volkswagen Eos to leave the plant in May originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:32:00 EST

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Volkswagen taps Porsche chief for board

Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , Porsche , Volkswagen , Germany , Performance A German newspaper reports that Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller will be promoted to the board of the Volkswagen Group, overseeing cooperation among its sports car brands. It isn’t yet clear if he will keep hold onto his position at Porsche

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